Over 25 million Italians have emigrated between 1861 and 1960 with a migration boom between 1871 and 1915 when over 13,5 million emigrants left the country for European and overseas destinations.
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Postby maddief » 08 Jul 2006, 07:34

I'm requesting my grandfather's birth certificate from Italy. I hear the process can be sped up if one supplies postage. How does one do this? I'd appreciate any advice.

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Re: postage?

Postby jcsm400 » 08 Jul 2006, 08:02

You can obtain an international reply coupon from your local post office (cost $1.75).

Also include a self address return envelope & write request in Italian.

Suggest getting birth act or extract, not the certificate. Act/extract will provide more info.

hope this helps.

:) jcsm
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